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How to Mow the Lawn Properly

How and when you mow your yard can affect the lawn's appearance and health.

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Top 21 Lawn Care Projects

  1. 1. Lawn Upkeep

    This DIY Basic will provide tips for keeping a lawn beautiful.

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  2. 2. How to Aerate a Lawn

    Aeration is the process of getting oxygen to plant roots. Learn how to reinvigorate your compacted lawn through aeration.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  3. 3. Mulching and Bagging vs. Edging and Trimming

    Should you mulch and bag or edge and trim? These are important questions when caring for your lawn. DIY experts offer some answers.

  4. 4. Compost for Lawn Maintenance (00:01:39)

    Composting and rain harvesting turn lawn waste into organic fertilizer.

  5. 5. Green Your Lawn (00:01:02)

    Here's the DIY Download for maintaining a green lawn.

  6. 6. Lawn Mowing and Watering Tips

    Here are some basic tips from the lawn experts at DIY Network for taking care of your mower, how to use it and for hydrating your lawn...

  7. 7. How to Remove Lawn Thatch

    Thatch, built-up plant material between green growth and grass roots, is essential, but too much can deter healthy lawn growth. DIY Net...

  8. 8. To Mow Or Not To Mow?

    A DIY Network master gardener examines the pros and cons of having a lawn to maintain.

  9. 9. Aerator Revitalizes Lawn (00:01:04)

    Jay encourages homeowners to use an aerator to revitalize compacted lawns.

  10. 10. Thatch and Aerating

    DIY experts show how to properly thatch and aerate a lawn for healthy grass.

  11. 11. Mowing and Trimming a Lawn

    This DIY Basic will provide tips on mowing and trimming a lawn.

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  12. 12. How to Maintain a Healthy, Weed-Free Lawn

    Follow these tips to grow a professional-quality lawn.

    Time:
    Several Months
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  13. 13. Lawn Care

    This DIY Basic will provide tips on lawn care.

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  14. 14. Mowing Tips for Keeping a Healthy Lawn

    The DIY Network gets the low-down on proper lawn mower height from the author of Lawn Care for Dummies.

  15. 15. How to Edge and String-Trim a Lawn

    Follow these tips to giving your lawn a professional, manicured look.

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    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy
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